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Sheffield City Council has secured funding to introduce a scheme to let local taxi drivers borrow an electric taxi on a trial basis. The scheme will give local drivers hands-on experience of the next generation of the traditional ‘Black Cab’ from summer of 2021. The fleet...

People in Sheffield are invited to send in ideas and homemade recipes for a new low-sugar food book as part of a citywide initiative to reduce sugar levels in our diets. ‘Let’s help ourselves, our children, our families and our city eat less sugar – we’re all sweet enough.’...

Following officer’s recommendation for approval last week, plans to bring hotelier Radisson Blu to a key Sheffield city centre location were approved yesterday when they went before the council’s Planning and Highways Committee. Submitted by Sheffield City Council and its Strategic Development Partner, Queensberry, in August, the plans...

A proposed Radisson Blu hotel, which would form part of the Sheffield Heart of the City II scheme, is set to get the go ahead at a meeting next week (17 November 2020). Montagu Evans, on behalf of Sheffield City Council, submitted an application this summer for a new hotel building on...

Sheffield Music Hub, the lead provider of music education for young people in the city, has announced the recruitment of 30 more superstar musicians to the Furthering Talent – Musical Stars programme. Thanks to generous support from the Friends and Volunteers of Sheffield Music Hub they are now able...

Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre and Oxley Park are set for £500,000 of improvements, including the creation of a new outdoor playground, when the secured funding is approved by Sheffield City Council’s cabinet next week. As well as brand new play facilities, the funding will also be used to improve access...

Sheffield City Council is launching a new business grant scheme to support businesses who have been affected by the latest Covid-19 restrictions. Following the national lockdown which began on 5 November, Sheffield City Region and the four local authorities have been allocated £33m to support businesses whose trading has been impacted...